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Ketogenic Diet Wins

Study Compares American Diabetes Association Low-fat Diet to High-fat Ketogenic Diet for Helping Diabetes: Ketogenic Diet Wins ... A study published in April 2014 compared two diets with overweight diabetic people. One group ate the standard recommended diet by the American Diabetes Association, which was a low-fat, highRead more

Alzheimer’s Disease Caused by Type 3 Diabetes

Type 3 Diabetes: Metabolic Causes of Alzheimer’s Disease As the population of the industrialized world ages, illnesses associated with aging consume a larger portion of our healthcare budgets and impose increasing burdens on the quality of life of patients and their caregivers. Estimates suggest that in the

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Real Mechanism of Fat Gain

Understanding the Real Mechanism of Fat Gain   When we think of insulin we think of diabetes and blood sugar. Although they are directly related, insulin plays a much more profound role in how our body uses and stores energy. Insulin is the master key to understanding the real mechanism of

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Digestion of Lipids (Fats)

Digestion of Lipids (Fats)   The food containing fats essentially follow the same pathway as carbohydrate foods. As fat containing food travels through the digestive tract, its digestion takes place in different locations, with chemical digestion primarily beginning in the stomach.. Step by step fat metabolism >> Read

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Natural Ways of Treating Hypothyroidism

Natural Ways of Treating Hypothyroidism Our first line of defense in treating hypothyroidism is making dietary changes.   Greatly eliminate sugar, including refined carbohydrates like flour, which the body treats like sugar.   Limit your carbohydrate intake to non-starchy vegetables in place of grain-based carbohydrates.   Enjoy proteins from nuts and nut butters, hormone-

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How Does Ketogenic Diet Work?

What is  Ketogenic Diet? How does it work?   First, let’s look at what our body uses for energy. We use for energy primarily dietary carbohydrates (pasta, rice, sugars) and/or fats (butter, fatty meats, oils, nuts). Our body “habitually” uses dietary carbs and sugar as fuel as long as our regular

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